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Source: Temporary International Presence in Hebron (TIPH)
7 December 2004

TIPH provides protective clothing for Hebron fire brigade

Wednesday, 8th December at 10:00 a.m., the Temporary International Presence in the city of Hebron (the TIPH) will officially hand over protective clothing to the Hebron Fire Brigade.

The hand-over ceremony will take place in front of the Hebron Fire Brigade’s head quarters (located in the Hebron Municipality Building). The ceremony will be attended by TIPH Head of Mission, Tryggve Tellefsen, and the Head of Hebron Fire Brigade, Nizar Abdullah Al-Jabari.

The Hebron Fire Brigade fights approximately 300 fires per year in both Palestinian and Israeli residential areas. The new protective equipment provided by the TIPH will increase the security of the firemen.

The Temporary International Presence in Hebron (TIPH) is a civilian observer mission in the West Bank city of Hebron. The TIPH also supports small-scale projects initiated by local institutions and NGOs.

For further information please contact:
 TIPH Senior Press and Information Officer \

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